At Home, With Us - Mince pies
At Home, With Us - Mince pies
At Home, With Us - Mince pies

christmas inspiration

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Best Christmas Day recipes

Cook up the ultimate festive lunch with our pick of foolproof recipes for the big day, from classic turkey to failsafe gravy

Right every time

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Your freeze-ahead Christmas

Start preparing the trimmings now to make things easier on Christmas morning. Food editor Alison Oakervee shares her top tips

Befriend your freezer

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Christmas drinks

Embrace the spirit of the season with our recipes for festive cocktails and mocktails, comforting hot toddies and boozy gifts to make

Shake and stir

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CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

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Image of Turkey
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CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

Image of Turkey
Image of Turkey
Image of Turkey

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

CHRISTMAS, WITH US

Make this Christmas extra special with our delicious recipes, tips and ideas

Be inspired

recipes to try this week

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READY IN 30 MINUTES

Salmon chu chi with red curry sauce

Chef Saiphin Moore’s recipe is quick to make, but full of aromatic Thai-inspired flavour. ‘Chu chi’ refers to the sizzling sound the curry paste makes when it hits the hot pan

Try the recipe

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READY IN 30 MINUTES

Lemony smashed sprouts with pasta

The perfect way to use up leftover cooked sprouts – although Elly Curshen’s recipe is so tasty you might find yourself cooking sprouts specially...

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READY IN 55 MINUTES

Clementine upside-down cake

This seasonal version of the classic teatime treat is infused with fragrant cardamom, vanilla and cinnamon for extra flavour

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MEAL MATHS – CREAMY SQUASH & CHORIZO PAPPARDELLE

READY IN 20 MINUTES | SERVES 2

Meal Maths - CREAMY SQUASH & CHORIZO PAPPARDELLE
Meal Maths - CREAMY SQUASH & CHORIZO PAPPARDELLE

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LIFE ON A PLATE PODCAST

Listen to our podcast, Life on a plate
Listen to our podcast, Life on a plate

Join actor Ashley Jensen as she chats to Yasmin Khan and Alison Oakervee about Heston's mince pies – and her grandmother's mince and tatties. Plus listen to previous episodes with guests including Reggie Yates, Nigella Lawson and Chris Packham

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TIME TO COOK

Soothe yourself with our recipes for hearty comfort food and filling jacket potatoes. Plus essential ingredients for your baking storecupboard, and cooking tips for students

Comfort food

COMFORT FOOD

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Slow cooking

 SLOW COOKING

Simmer gently